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5 things to know this evening: Johnny Depp causes a stir, 'Legally Blonde 3' in the works with Reese Witherspoon, and Woody Allen weighs in on #MeToo


Good evening! Catch up on the buzziest pop culture stories with our roundup of today’s news.

1. Johnny Depp’s latest appearance alarms fans

The actor happily posed for pictures during various outings in Russia, and while it delighted some fans, it worried others. In photos posted on Instagram, many are commenting about Depp’s noticeably thinner appearance. Read more >>

2. Woody Allen says he should be the “poster boy” for #MeToo movement

The 82-year-old director says he’s a “big advocate of the #MeToo movement.” Allen added that he should be the “poster boy” for the crusade, citing the fact that no actresses have spoken out against him. The new interview is controversial given Dylan Farrow’s allegation that Allen sexually abused her as a child — something he is denying once again. Read more >>

Wood Allen. (Photo: Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

3. Reese Witherspoon in talks for Legally Blonde 3

What has Elle Woods been up to for the past 15 years? We might find out as Variety confirms Reese Witherspoon is in talks with MGM about reprising the role for a third installment. Read more >>

LEGALLY BLONDE, Reese Witherspoon, Bruiser, 2001, photo: (c) MGM/courtesy Everett Collection

4. Janet Jackson calls police to do a welfare check on son

According to reports, the singer requested authorities do a welfare check on her 1-year-old son, Eissa, while he was with her estranged husband, Wissam Al Mana. This is the latest incident in what has become a contentious relationship between Jackson and her billionaire ex. Read more >>

Janet Jackson and Wissam Al Mana. (Photo: Getty Images)

5. Sofia Richie and Scott Disick are still together

Despite rumors that Richie and the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star split, the couple proved they are still together with a lunch outing on Monday. Multiple reports surfaced that the 19-year-old model dumped Disick because he was unfaithful — headlines he’s now mocking. Read more >>

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